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Sex  Male 
Eby ID  00076-4690.60 
Person ID  I20415 
Last Modified  18 Sep 2004 
 1. William McNally, b. 1791
 2. Henry McNally, b. 21 Apr 1794
Group Sheet  F4782 
Notes  McNally, "In 1795 a Mr. McNally with his wife and two sons left their paternal home in Britain and emigrated to America. They landed at Philadelphia and soon wended their way to Lancaster County where they had intended to settle, but immediately after their arrival in their new home the parents died, leaving two sons named William and Henry. William was born in 1791 and was married to a Miss Hefflefinger. They resided in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, where he was engaged in blacksmithing. To them were born several children who settled in different parts of Pennsylvania. Henry, the younger son, was born April 21st, 1794. In 1821 he was married to Sarah Kinzel who was born August 19th, 1800, and died April 4th, 1885. In spring 1824, Henry with wife and family bid adieu to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and moved to Canada. They settled at Binkley's (Mr. Binkley was uncle to Sarah Kinzel [Mrs. McNally].) below Dundas, Ontario, where he was working at his trade, wagon building. Here they resided temporarily until October of the same year, then moved north to Waterloo County, and settled within the vicinity of Preston where he carried on his business for a number of years. When well advanced in years he and his aged partner made their home with their son, Harry, where died July 11th 1864, leaving two sons, viz:"
Sources  1. [S2]   Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., Ezra Eby, 81   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
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